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Wyoming’s Carl Granderson impresses at NFL Combine

Editor’s note: Sports Capital Journalism Program student Justin Byers, writing for the website Wyosports.com, described the Combine appearance of former University of Wyoming players Carl Granderson and Andrew Wingard.

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Alabama’s Williams takes his place among top offensive tackles

By Justin Byers | @Justin_A_Byers

Sports Capital Journalism Program

INDIANAPOLIS – Jonah Williams has set out to prove that a measurement doesn’t indicate his ability to make plays on the football field.

Williams, a unanimous first-team All-American offensive tackle for the University of Alabama team that reached the championship game of the College Football Playoff […]

From the archives: How the Combine grew from obscurity into obsession

Editor’s Note: Five years ago, while earning his M.A. in Sports Journalism at IUPUI, graduate assistant Cory Collins described the growth of the National Football League Scouting Combine.

By Cory Collins

INDIANAPOLIS — It wasn’t always this way.

Not so long ago, elite college football players could gather in relative anonymity, get poked, prodded, […]

Weekly Roundup: May 9 – May 21

Matt Fortuna (@Matt_Fortuna) of The Athletic takes a deep dive into Penn State starting quarterback Trace McSorley and how he reached this point in his career.

Tony Barnhart (@MrCFB) of TMG College Sports remembers former SEC Commissioner Mike Slive and his impact in the SEC and away from it.

Marcus Thompson (@ThompsonScribe) of The Athletic […]

Weekly Roundup: May 2 – May 8

Dave Sheinin (@DaveSheinin) of The Washington Post details how Hall of Fame pitcher Palmer dove into his family history to see if he was a Kennedy.

Susan Slusser (@susanslusser) of The San Francisco Chronicle details how Stephen Piscotty helped his mother cope with her ALS before she passed.

Tom Verducci of Sports Illustrated explains how […]